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  • Kentish charms[center] Beach hut, Whitstable[/center] The first time we went to Whitstable for a short break, a few years ago, we stayed in nearby Seasalter and made a couple of day trips into Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Oct 31, 2020
  • Autumn colours and fungi[center] In the Rock Garden[/center] A few days ago we paid a first visit to this fairly small National Trust run garden just off the M25 to the south of London. And what a delig Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Oct 26, 2020
  • The largest stone circle in Britain[center] The stone circle, Avebury[/center] I find it a little odd that Avebury is not as well known, nor as visited, as nearby Stonehenge. Personally I find it just as impressiv Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Oct 17, 2020
  • Where the Mendips meet the sea[center] Looking back towards the 'mainland' from Brean Down[/center] On the coast of Somerset between Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea, a long finger of land juts out into t Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Oct 16, 2020
  • UK Road Trip 2020 - South to North and Back (Second Leg)===SEPTEMBER 2020=== The plan for our visit to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty was much the same as other places, explore on foot. But not before our feet and legs had had a cha Posted by MAd4travel in MAd4Travel | Oct 13, 2020
  • Britain’s answer to the Grand Canyon[center] Cheddar Gorge[/center] ===Cheddar Gorge=== Cheddar Gorge cuts into the southern edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. At 137 metres deep it is hardly the Grand Canyon Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Oct 12, 2020
  • Folkestone Harbour Arm and StationThe idea of this trip was to go to the bakery on the Harbour Arm called [[https://dockerbakery.com/|Dockers]] and a walk across to get some seafood from one of the stalls on the opposite side of the harbour. After bread buying from Posted by InvictaMoto in United Kingdom | Oct 11, 2020
  • And did those feet …?[center] Glastonbury Tor[/center] Long, long before it was home to one of the world’s most famous music festivals, Glastonbury was a place of pilgrima Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Oct 8, 2020
  • The White Cliffs of DoverSadly there are no bluebirds to fly over the White Cliffs of Dover. There never were any. There are however magpies and jackdaws. The corvids supplement their diet by scavenging amongst the tables outside the visitor centre and Posted by InvictaMoto in United Kingdom | Oct 7, 2020
  • DunwichGreetings! Our next adventure was requested by none other than Penny herself. She wanted to go to the beach as she had never been to one before. After a little research, we came upon the Suffolk coast which includes the Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Oct 3, 2020
  • England’s smallest cathedral city[center] Wells Cathedral and Cathedral Green[/center] We recently spent a few days in the Somerset city of Wells, often described as England’s smallest city. In fact, the City of Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Oct 3, 2020
  • WHAT'S IN A NAME ?In Britain ,is an organisation ,today called the Club Institute Union [ C.I.U. ] ,when it was first formed it was known as Working Men's Clubs,. Working men formed their own clubs to Posted by alectrevor in WHAT'S IN A NAME ? | Sep 28, 2020
  • UK Road Trip 2020 - South to North and Back (First Leg)===AUGUST - SEPTEMBER 2020=== It had been almost five months since our return from Mexico and the suspension of our travels. We had been staying with a very good friend in Hove, England, waiting t Posted by MAd4travel in MAd4Travel | Sep 23, 2020
  • A Proper English Experience: London & Notting Hill CarnivalAfter using Airbnb on several trips in 2014, we had become fairly savvy users. The flat we booked in [[https://traveladdicts.net/things-to-do-in-notting-hill/|Notting Hill]] was by far the most amazing place we'd found by then and still possibly one of th Posted by zzlangerhans in Fledgling Explorers | Sep 20, 2014
  • Standen House and GardenAnother weekend and another "staycation" drive out. This time to Standen House, another National Trust managed property. This one is special as the finest example of the William Morris' Arts and Crafts movement at the end of the 19th century. Posted by InvictaMoto in United Kingdom | Sep 20, 2020
  • A Proper English Experience: Yorkshire and OxfordshireThanks to the epidemic I finally have the time to write about trips from years long past that I never thought I would chronicle. As my collection of blog entries has grown I've realized how valuable they may be one Posted by zzlangerhans in Fledgling Explorers | Sep 16, 2014
  • Alzheimer's Memory Ride-Out 2019Many people have formed an opinion of motorcyclists, or bikers, from the crap they watch on TV. You know the sort of show or movie? All bikers are tattooed and ride Harley's and are into no good. Criminals of Posted by InvictaMoto in United Kingdom | Sep 15, 2020
  • A day of waterfalls [center] Wensley Falls[/center] The name of Wensleydale is almost synonymous with its cheese, but there is more to the place than that. It is a beautiful valley, like all the Yor Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Sep 14, 2020
  • Sissinghurst Castle GardenStaycation for us is staying at home during the relaxation of the Covid-19 lockdown relaxation and going out to places for day trips. To others it looks like it means getting in your car and driving 300 miles to park Posted by InvictaMoto in United Kingdom | Sep 15, 2020
  • Mount Ephraim GardensThe school holidays were coming to an end. The Government decided that all pupils and students would be back in full time education from September's usual start of the school year. It also meant that I had to go Posted by InvictaMoto in United Kingdom | Sep 14, 2020
  • Scotney Castle - National TrustAfter the traumas of booking trips away and then having to cancel due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we have begun to tailor our trip to the "staycation" system. For us this means staying at home and heading out for day Posted by InvictaMoto in United Kingdom | Sep 14, 2020
  • StamfordGreetings! Our next adventure took us on a walking tour of Stamford. Stamford is about 90 miles north of London, next to the A1. Stamford is probably most famous for Burghley House, home of William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Sep 13, 2020
  • A Yorkshire dale[center] Landscape near Keld, Upper Swaledale[/center] Swaledale is among the less visited of Yorkshire’s dales, much less busy than neighbouring Wensleydale, but I have often wo Posted by ToonSarah in Near and (not very) far | Sep 6, 2020
  • Warden Abbey VineyardGreetings! Our next adventure took us to Bedfordshire to Warden Abbey Vineyard. Now, I know what you are thinking, I was thinking the same, the English are known for their beer, not so much their wines, but I have discovered Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Aug 30, 2020
  • UK & EUROPE 2009: PART 1Best of Britain tour 23 - 24 April 2009 At Canberra Airport I was ticketed right through to London and I was very happy learn that Qantas had upgraded me to premium economy for the final and longest leg from Bangkok Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | May 6, 2009
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